Anvaharyya, aka: Anvāhāryya; 1 Definition(s)


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Anvāhāryya (अन्वाहार्य्य) or Anvāhārya.—m.

(-ryaḥ) 1. The monthly Sradd'ha, or funeral repast in honour of the manes, held on the day of new moon; it should be, according to Menu, of meat eaten after the presentation of a pin'da or ball of rice. 2. The monthly obsequies performed during the first year after the death of a parent. E. anu after, and āhārya to be taken or eaten; from hṛ with āṅ prefixed, and ṇyat aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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